Recently I had some clients bring me back some treats from UK. I was expecting Haribo, but what I got…scared even the strongest of souls:
Persian Fairy Floss. I don’t know where to start with that imagery, so I won’t try. I knew going in that this was somewhat like cotton candy. What i wasn’t prepared for….
..Was that it looked like pink HUMAN HAIR! Seriously, LOOK at that shit!
Unlike normal cotton candy, this stuff is so extremely delicate that it disintegrates and fluffs away as you touch it. This means this crap gets EVERYWHERE. On your shirt, desk, carpet.
As for taste…what I’ve learned about Persian confections is this: they dig on nuts, fruits, and rose flavored things. Very into rose. For me…rose flavor isn’t the best. It’s very subtle, and very perfumed. I feel kinda like I’m eating my wife’s neck when I eat rose candy—which, don’t get me wrong, is nice. But not my go-to snack. I’m more of an arm man.
This stuff is really all about the presentation for me. It’s just scary. And gross. And human hair like. I really can’t take my eyes off that photo, to be honest. The floss (or “Pashmak” as it’s called on their site) comes in a few different flavors. I’d suggest chocolate, but there’s also Saffron, Vanilla, Pistachio & Orange.
Do I recommend you buy it? Probably not. But…it IS one of the more unique things I’ve come by, and it IS fun to play with disintegrating human hair.
So you’ll have that going for ya, which is nice.